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SFGTV2
Dec 25, 2012 2:30am PST
to be the audience. oddly enough, they don't get that in the jails and prisons as a joke, really. they don't, i have been sober 23 years and incarcerated in a lot of the 1980's -- [applause] >> thanks, listen, i hope some day we reach a point where that's not necessary to applaud for. i really do. 23 years sober means that i have run out of excuses to misbehave. that's all it means. i'm criminal by nature. i'm challenged by generically designed. i'm a comedian by trade. i love the effort that it takes to make this disease, alcoholism addiction co-dependency, the trifecta of dysfunction that comes from a family source that's really nothing to make fun of. i make a living during humor about a disease that kills more people than car accidents, cancer and war combined, over 92% of incarcerated individuals have a drug or alcohol history or a thread in their family. i'm one of those kids, oldest of five kids in a very dysfunctional family. a.d.d. in our house stood for all different dads. [laughter] >> normal people don't laugh at that at all. they don't laugh at that at all. i get a huge response from th
FOX News
Dec 26, 2012 7:00pm PST
>> that's not going to stop the pledges. >> what are the pledges? >> promises. >> i don't like to make promises i can't keep. and i really don't want to have any resolutions. >> that's your resolutions. >> don't you have one more thing? >> i'm doing is right now. >> all right. >> all right. you can go on the record and i'm going to be on at 10:00. and greg is going to be on. >> i'm on. >> we are taking whoever is left in the building. [laughter] >> forget it. i have the flu. i'm going home. >> no, you're not. >> yes. >> tune in to see if greg shows up or not, if he's not too squared. chicken! check it out! >> that's it for us on "the five." thanks for watching. hope you had a very merry christmas. see you tomorrow. >>> tonight a new hurdle in the race to avoid the fiscal cliff. the weather. a powerful winter storm blasting the nation as president obama and lawmakers try to get back to washington. >> all eyes turn to plan c. >> i would hope that we would have one last attempt here to do what everyone knows what needs to be done. look at the front page here. it says obama headed
MSNBC
Dec 28, 2012 3:00am PST
of over 150,000 american men and women in my hands. i don't want to make a mistake. i'm human, and i recognize that i might. and i worry about that. regardless of the outcome, if when this whole thing is over i can say to myself, you gave it your best shot, then that's got to be enough. >> good morning. it's he friday, december 28th. on set with us the co-host of "sfreet signs" is brian sullivan who just showed up here. president of the national action network is rev raend al sharpton and fortune editor lee gallagher in washington, vice president and executive director of msnbc.com. that was general norman swa schwartzkopf you saw on your screen who passed away yesterday. i have a lasting memory of general schwartzkopf who served in the war in vietnam as well as leading gulf storm one. there was a woman from iowa. her name was peg mullen. she wrote a book about the death of her son, michael mullen. the name of the book was "friendly fire." norman schwartzkopf was the battalion commander. he was so approachable to peg mullen, so human in his relations with peg mullen, who sought to fi
CNBC
Dec 24, 2012 6:00am EST
him to invoke federal law in order to invoke a cooling off period. i don't know what the likelihood of that is. i don't know what the president might do. do you think he would -- >> wow. that's a lot of red. >> you step out. you like to step out. you like to make statements, right? >> it's the holidays. >> i'm aware of that. >> you're wearing a red tie today. >> a shirt and a tie. that's usually what i go with, some type of shirt, some type of tie. no bells and whistles. this is your thing. whether you have bracelets -- one of those things is measuring your heart right right now. how is it? >> it's measuring my -- >> your calorie intake? >> my pressure goes up when i'm with you. well, no, this is the jaw bone. >> is it a measure of calories? >> calories, walking, sleeping, rem sleep, how much i shept last night. >> and calories. >> calories. >> if you wore it on your left wrist, would there be less calories, do you know? >> i will test that for you. >> test it out. gasoline prices. you know what i want to ask you? do you employ lobbyists at all? >> no. >> not at all? >> no. >> but w
FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 9:20am EST
don't want them going over the cliff so to speak, you want to protect them. well, that was, i argued back in the 1960's, remember when people were sit inning in the universities, a nonnegotiatable demand. a thing called nonnegotiatable demand and that was society and people became more self-righteous and self-directed rather than understanding we had to operate within certain rules. i do think it has infected washington. i mean, i would call president obama one of the most self-righteous presidents we've ever had. david: president reagan, for example, stood for concrete things and didn't bend on the principles, because they had the guardrails that allowed them, it made it easier to negotiate with people they disagreed with. for example, tip o'neill, the democrat made a deal for the huge change in our tax structure. there seems no possibility of a deal like that being made now. >> well, the republicans clearly feel that they've been disadvantaged by president obama and they actually, i don't think, trust him or the democrats anymore because of the experience they went through with the
FOX News
Dec 26, 2012 10:00pm PST
>> kimberly: that won't stop the pledges. promises. i don't lick to make promises i can't keep. i don't want to have resolutions. >> andrea: that is your resolution. >> greg: do you have a one more thing? >> kimberly: i'm doing it right now. tonight go on the record. i'm on at 10:00. greg is on. promote him. guest i'm on -- >> greg: i'm on. >> kimberly: we are taking whoever is left in the building. >> greg: i have the flu. i am not going to do -- >> kimberly: see if greg shows up or not. if he's not scared. >> greg: that is it for us on "the five." thank you for watching. hope you had a merry christmas. see you tomorrow. very merry christmas. see you tomorrow. >>> tonight a new hurdle in the race to avoid the fiscal cliff. the weather. a powerful winter storm blasting the nation as president obama and lawmakers try to get back to washington. >> all eyes turn to plan c. >> i would hope that we would have one last attempt here to do what everyone knows what needs to be done. look at the front page here. it says obama headed back to work after short vacation. >> i think the presiden
FOX Business
Dec 27, 2012 12:00am EST
on monday, does that add any kind of motivation they need to get their act together in washington? >> i don't know. i think it might just add a little skepticism. you remember when we went through this at 2011. they had various dates, finally months into it in august they said this is the real deadline. knowing the treasury and president obama have been wanting to get a debt ceiling increase along with the fiscal cliff deal i think some lawmakers will be skeptical whether next week is really the drop-dead date. adam: it sound a littleit conspiratorial perhaps. lindsey, let me go back to you. fiscal cliff will be only thing we talk about until they go over or we get a deal. what are the chances do we get a deal? will they go over? >> less hand 50% chance at best. remember the president doesn't really have any motivation to concede to a deal unless he can tell his base he was able to raise taxes on the rich. on flipside the republicans will not concede to a deal unless they were able to tell their base they were able to make a discern isable dent in spending. both side are too far apart and t
FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 4:00pm EST
level of risk. if you're at low risk investor don't want to do a lot of homework, etf o are the way to . it would probably be a good way to play it. if you want to do more homework and insight into where you think companies spend money, where we try to put all of our technology pics on the business side, we would buy something like intel and to individual stocks in that area. shibani: something i have been hearing a lot about as we get closer and closer to the fiscal cliff, the r. word, recession. is that something that traders are taught about once again as a headline, as a risk to take me prevent for the end of the year and going into 2013? >> i don't think the recession issue is such a big deal on the trading floor and certainly not hearing guys back your talk about it. trading edible multiple. the big talk is this near-term uncertainty is really the only pop in what we think will be relatively slow 2013. if you look at kind of the last four or five years, volatility and think is very super cool. we are coming out of a very volatile period. the next reel. the volatility, this wil
FOX News
Dec 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
of somebody who might be under threat. >> the only people upset with this are the people who don't own gun. i have a gun, if you want to find out what the business end of that looks like, come through my house. it won't matter if i'm in the paper or not. the paper, in fact, that's the point. letting people know you own a gun is a safety factor. putting it on the door this house protected by smith & wesson, the bad guys are going to go somewhere else. >> you know what it is, it reminded me when i was living in allentown, where you once hitched, people would put alarm signs on their houses when they really didn't have the alarm which ticked me off because i paid for my alarm. >> i had a car alarm. and i couldn't really afford it so i was one of those people. you are a former magazine editor. this is hardly irresponsible. there is a way to do this story like there always is. they could have done it like published the number of people in each town and went town by town. but it's basically i think also demonizing the gun owners, as well. this is a manhattan-based paper, a suburb. they always do th
CNBC
Dec 26, 2012 3:00pm EST
will crash a little bit. i don't want to say crash as in crash but we could retrace some of the gains and a rough start to 2013 until they finally realize that maybe the large-cap companies could be leading us through the rallies. maybe it will take the stocks back up the latter half of 2013, first quarter. >> oliver, what are you doing with your clients' money right now? >> we think there will be a selloff as a result of all of this and also the debt ceiling debate coming up at the end of january and that's a buying opportunity because there's relatively strong, and strong gdp growth in the second half of 2013 so we would see a 5%, 7% selloff as a heck of a buying opportunity early in the year. >> i see you've got a year-end target for 2013. 1540, actually -- just looking at the 2013 predictions, you're pretty bullish. >> yeah. we think we're going to see a 6%, 6.5% return on the s&p. we think dividend-paying stocks will do even better and will focus on companies that are growing revenues and paying a strong dend. >> can i ask you a question about that scenario. >> of course. >> supp
FOX News
Dec 27, 2012 10:00pm PST
of a deal because if we don't get it done now, we need to go and make sure that things get done so we don't raise taxes and taxes aren't raised for all these americans that are looking at it come january 1st. >> why did he fly all the way back from hawaii and cut his vacation short if he's eager to go over the cliff in is that part of his charade. >> if he wants to actually blame other people for his lack of leadership he has to appear, at least, to be coming back to find a solution. if the president was really interested in the level of the debt we have in this country, the $16 trillion, we would have had a budget passed in the senate sometime in the last three years. he proposed a budget and none of the democrats even voted for it. it got 0 votes. i don't think the president is focused where we ought to be focused which is the spending. we have a spending problem. he's fixated on tax rates that only give you about seven days of what the government spends. >> he didn't get any votes on his budget or not very many, but i will give him credit for at least submitting one. it's more than sen
MSNBC
Dec 26, 2012 11:00am PST
to a deal? >> i'm at a loss for words. i wish i had a clue what's going on. i don't know whether we are closer to a deal. it's no indication that the two sides have done anything to bridge their differences. the president moved from 1.6 trillion to $1.2 trillion in revenue to $400,000 and shown flexibility on corporate taxes and boehner came with a plan b and can't even get the caucus to support it. i don't know where we go from here. if boehner and obama sat down, we would be able to come up with an agreement. >>> we looking at the most likely scenario being a partial deal and maybe spending the first few weeks in january to hammer out something more concrete and long-term? >> absolutely. what may happen and what a lot of economists and others have been predicting for a month or so is maybe we go over a cliff for a couple of days, there after they do decide to stop the tax hikes on 98% of the people. it makes it easier for republicans to then vote for that. they are not voting for a tax hike. they are voting to lower taxes on 98% of americans after we go over the cliff. after we go
MSNBC
Dec 27, 2012 3:00am PST
. barnicle, what gifts did you give? >> i give a gift that you don't have to assemble to everyone in my family. i give myself. that's it. that's all you get. all right? and that is all you get right now. >> boo! >> this is harsh. this is harsh. all right. "morning joe" starts right now. >>> make no mistake about it, if we go over it, god forbid, and i still don't think we have to, the american people are going to blame the republican party, and they'll come right back and pass something. so i don't think the middle class is at risk. because if we go over the cliff, our republican colleagues are going to come back and say uh-oh and then pass the bill we passed in the senate already. >> i think $250,000 is too low a threshold. a lot of working people who are couples would exceed that, and i don't think we need that kind of shock to the system. however, i've talked to some of my democratic colleagues, and they are saying maybe in the $400,000 or $500,000 category, we could set a benchmark. i do think it is essential that we start talking about what amount can be passed on a bipartisan basi
FOX Business
Dec 31, 2012 3:00pm EST
don't think that's the way to bring it to prosperity or create more jobs or turn the economy around. >> tomorrow all the rates go up, and this is not tax cuts starting in about 13 hours or so it would have been something really easy that we could have done a month ago, simply say keep the tax rates where they are right now for everyone, you, me, everybody. keep the rates exactly where they are in in making it to the other half of this equation, the larger half. the spending side. we have to look at this and say what are we doing to our kids and grandkids, children? we are putting this burden, even with the president's proposal of higher taxes and spending on future generations. that is an immoral suggestion. >> to you think this to pass the house? >> we have to see whether it passes the senate. although they thought they reached a deal on the tax side, the rumor is that the president, just as he did earlier, continues to raise the bar as we get closer to the end game. from day one is in but the president really did not want to do this before the end of the day, before the end of the
MSNBC
Dec 26, 2012 9:00pm PST
filmmakers were excited that they could have a female hero, i don't think gender matters here when you are committing war crimes, torture, it doesn't matter what your gender,it matters that you are violating the rules of the united states and seeking to break the minds and bodies of your fellow human beings. >> very well stated. thank you very much. that's "the ed show" i'm michael eric dyson in for ed schultz. "the rachel maddow show starts now. ezra klein is filling in for rachel tonight. >> thank you, michael. thank you to you at home for sticking around for the next hour. rachel has the night off but we have big news out of washington, where nothing is happening. the house is not in session, and as of this moment has no plans to be in session for the end of the year. nothing is stirring, not even harry reid. yes, i'm still in the christmas spirit. the president meanwhile is in hawaii and won't be returning until tomorrow. now, normally nothing happening would not be big news in washington. nothing happening is kind of the status quo in washington. getting nothing done is to our
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 12:00pm PST
% of christmas gifts will go back on the store shelves. >> i'm returning some things that i don't need. >> reporter: shopper track reported shoppers spent $7.1 billion the day after christmas in 2011. but a recent report says this year's holiday sales are below expected numbers. now retailers hope post- christmas incentives can save the worst holiday shopping in four years. >> the retailers have deals going on in store anywhere from 30 to 60% off so that's amazing savings throughout the mall. and you know, shoppers have some money to spend. gift cards to spend. >> reporter: retailers say they see the boost from procrastinating holiday shoppers and people using those gift cards and exchanges to spend on themselves. >> black friday is our number one shopping day and this is number 2. there's going to be a tremendous amount of people out today looking to get special sales and discounts and to make their exchanges and spend their gift cards. >> reporter: now, according to a 2011 consumer reports poll, one in 7 adults will be exchanging gifts. so there's basically -- they are not alone. the
MSNBC
Dec 25, 2012 3:00am PST
. >> and "washington post" columnist, jonathan capehart. thank you all so much for being with us. and why don't we just start really quickly with the story of the year, mika. and that, of course, barack obama wins, the republicans lose. and in a way that perhaps is more telling than just what one election result might suggest. >> well, i think it certainly does. and it gives him a certain platform and credibility that perhaps he didn't have before. but watching as these fiscal cliff negotiations have gone through the holidays, it certainly is perhaps a little bit more of a bully pulpit for the president and for his position on taxes. but i think the biggest story of the year came at the end of the year, in the past week or so. which is the massacre at the elementary school in sandy hook, newtown. those are the stories that barnicle and andrew have chosen as the top stories of 2012 to cover. mike barnicle, would you agree, that this could be his signature for his second term? >> i do. i do agree with that. i think the events of a few days ago in newtown, connecticut, will help shape a good portion of th
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 6:00pm PST
spent the day here and it didn't get active until a couple of hours ago and as i look around, i don't see a lot of people with bags. i'm not sure they're shopping. but the retailers really hope they will because because they are in a lot of hurt. susan wanted to buy toys for her grandchildren but couldn't manage to go to a toy store. visions of the sandy hook elementary school massacre were in her head. >> i couldn't take the shopping and seeing all the little kids 5-year-olds, 6-year-olds, particularly saddens me. >> reporter: she bought gift cards instead and none of the extra stuff she might have been found being in stores. december retail is a bummer in the news and stores. >> this is not at all a good holiday season for the retailer. >> reporter: it could have been for the customer. >> 495. our price is 179 and an additional 10% now. >> reporter: and no one is buying it? >> not yet. >> reporter: this shop slashed prices as retailers did all over the country. still, it was not a good christmas for her nor most others. >> it started out all right and it just dropped off about a w
ABC
Dec 26, 2012 6:00pm EST
're doing something about it. don harrison recently went along for a ride to see what they're doing to stop drinking and driving. >> holiday parties go hand in hand. they want to make sure drinking and driving don't. so far this year there have been over 1400 dwi arrests in the county, 68 in december so far. >> i need you to park your truck. >> reporter: eric is one main reason why. >> saved lives. >> reporter: eric spent 8 1/2 years on the shift. >> getting an empaired driver off the roadway. >> reporter: it's not just a drunk driver but dangerous driving, too this car was going 92 miles an hour in a 40-mile-an-hour zone. when eric put his lights and sirens on, the car sped up and continued to run until he sped into a driveway. the driver was a 17-year-old boy. >> i have you above 90 miles an hour in a 40-mile-an-hour zone. >> reporter: the pairntion police said, was his father. >> you're letting him drive like that? >> are you going to speak to me? >> reporter: the driver was given a $405 speeding ticket. >> now their lives are forever changed because one person decided to get behind the
CNBC
Dec 27, 2012 4:00am EST
government securities and investments in the federal employee pension funds. those don't sound like good practices going forward. president obama meanwhile arrives back in washington after cutting short his christmas vacation in hawaii. congress is back in town, but little progress was made over the holiday to avoid the fiscal cliff and no talks have been set. the senate is due in session today, but the house has no plans to reconvene. last week, house speaker john boehner said it was up to the house to act on extending unemployment benefits. as we work through all of this, we are happy to be joined by allen capper, head of credit strategy at lloyd's for the hour. welcome back. i guess we're still shaking off the christmas turkey tryptophan, i guess they call it, and yet it feels as though it's groundhog's day. >> yes. you say shaking off the christmas blues and we're shaking still waiting to hear what happened with this fiscal cliff. we knew they would take it to the wire. there's no surprises. what concerns me, this may stretch on until january. now, this is not the first time we've be
CNBC
Dec 31, 2012 12:00pm EST
:00 in the morning known as an early meeting. when they said early meeting, 11:00 in the morning is early? i don't think these guys have a clue what the rest of the world looks like or how we deal with our working day. so i think these guys will once again punt this thing down the road. that's not good for markets or psychology in early 2013. >> so, doc, let's go this way then. we made a big deal last week when you said for the first time in 30-some-odd years that you had no positions in the market, it obviously sounds like you're expecting some push downward based on what's happening in washington. at what point do you feel more confident to put a position back on in the stock market? >> well, i did into the close a little on friday, judge, just because i couldn't help myself. the vicks popped to 24, i was looking for a pop of 25. we came up to 21 today. i'm out and back into cash. i still think what we can see is an increase in that fear gauge that really panics people because of the lack of any kind a meeting of the minds in washington, d.c. so i think you're going to be faced with continuati
FOX News
Dec 30, 2012 3:00am PST
an hour too late to my wife shaking me. >> juliet: i don't know what it is about this morning. i'm like in lala land. >> clayton: there is no snow. >> juliet: there's no snow here, sir. >> clayton: it might be be the pending fiscal cliff. >> juliet: that's exactly what it is. >> clayton: honestly if you read the different newspaper reports what in the world is going on with the fiscal cliff, you hear about a small deal sort of in the works between harry reid and mitch mcconnell, maybe it's not voted on until monday, maybe no deal at all. maybe sequestration is going to happen so for that let's go to washington. >> juliet: all right. tick-tock, tick-tock, time is almost up for lawmakers as we say to avert the fiscal cliff. they worked throughout the weekend in hopes of hammering out some sort of deal. >> dave: peter doocy is live in washington and we hustle you over to the capitol. and what is the latest, do you think we'll get something done? >> reporter: dave, we were told late in the evening that legislative staff was going to work through the night, but the only principal we heard fr
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 4:00am PST
. >> reporter: those who don't have to travel are making the best of it, getting out and enjoying the snow. >>> as the storm zeros in on the northeast, drivers are being warned to stay off these treacherous roads. >> and our coverage continues with the latest from accuweather and meteorologist andrew baglini. good morning, andrew. >> thank you, and good morning, brandi and muhammad. the most of the storm is over with. cooler air into the southeast. the cleanup continues along interstate 10 and 25, between mobile and houston. the winter weather aspect of our storm very much alive. heavy rain along i-95 in boston, throughout your thursday. the heavy snow blanketing new england. many areas could pick up over one foot of snow. muhammad and brandi back to you. >> thank you, andrew. >>> former president george h.w. bush is in intensive care after another health setback. a spokesman says doctors are not able to lower mr. bush's high fever. so, he is on a liquid diet. he is said to be alert and conversing with medical staff. the spokesperson says doctors are cautiously optimistic. >> he's in a bad
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 7:00am PST
but republicans do not, just one more issue they don't seem to be able to agree on. rebecca and jeff? >> with us now is is the editor of the magazine. what is the immediate impact on january one for most americans? >> the first two things that are going to hit are the payroll tax increase, that will affect almost every working american and we ran some numbers and calculated that for a family with two working parents make being $82,000 a year that could tack another $1,600 on to your yearly tax bill. that's big. the other immediate impact is the end of emergency unemployment benefits so for the most vulnerable americans that have already gone over all the rest of the benefits there's nothing else in the pot. >> what about the expiration of the bush era tax cuts? >> for the same family i spoke about, if all of those go through that's $2,600 a year extra on your tax bill. >> so much of the debate has focused on the tax issue but spending is a huge portion of this and there are automatic spending cuts also in place. >> that's right, and those go through all kinds of social pr
MSNBC
Dec 26, 2012 8:00am PST
of the republic. this is not new. don't expect boehner to put something on the floor that raises taxes on anybody. he couldn't do it for anybody making more than a million dollars. so what are we left with? going over the cliff, tax rates go up for everybody and then a vote, a vote to cut taxes for 98% of americans. instead of a vote to raise taxes for 1% of americans and it makes much more likely to get republican support. they can make it retroactive to january 1st, fix a lot of things that are going to go haywire if we go past january 1st without a deal, thomas. >> mike, great to see you. thank you, sir. >>> want to bring in the political power panel for this wednesday morning, lynn sweet, keith boykin and alice stewart. great to see all of you here. post-merry christmas to everybody. i want to start by showing the latest gallup information on what americans are feeling right now, gang. about the fears of the fiscal cliff. deal likely at 50%, deal not likely at 48%. and this is gone down continually as we have seen, lynn, over several days, whether more optimism before the christmas holiday an
FOX News
Dec 26, 2012 10:00am PST
from going over the so-called fiscal cliff. they say if president obama and congress don't make a deal we will almost certainly see a recession. do you buy that, steven? >> the congressional budget office is a nonpartisan group that does this and says we will in fact have an immediate rescission. they say that we come out of a short, sharp recession stronger than we would be if we didn't go into that recession in the first place. we stop borrowing money from the future to prop us up now. we have the immediate problems but in the long term we are in gets shape. that's what they are grappling this. how do they best structure this to do the least amount of damage now but get us to the good economy in the future. >> reporter: if you look up a research paper from the president's own economist you'll find in the long run we are healthier, short run, yeah, it's painful. is that what motivates some of the republicans that, you know, what are called chuckle heads, but maybe in the end they are wisdom heads. >> that is certainly part of the motivation there. the other part of the motivation, and
CNBC
Dec 27, 2012 9:00am EST
that don't live in new york, here is look at the tabloids this morning. the "new york post," off the fiscal cliff. this fall is really going to hurt. ben white of morning money, dennis, said an excuse to get a bic can keeney on the cover. >> relatively slow news day. what geithner did yesterday is almost as if he is strapping a damsel in distress to the tracks and saying the stakes are rising higher. the markets are taking all this tension, all this sort of -- these things at stake to really make the point perhaps that you have to have those stakes really high for people actually to get a deal. >> on "fast" last night when that letter crossed in the green rooms, we were chatting, we said this sounds like a ploy on the part of the treasury to actually get people to start moving. obviously, there wasn't a market selloff, did have the stumbling blocks and traders on friday said almost better if we did see the markets pull back more to crystallize what this could mean for the u.s. economy to members of congress. we didn't see that. it is a numbers game though in terms of what will happen. we kn
CNBC
Dec 26, 2012 9:00am EST
that contributed. we've had some analysts say that because people don't feel they have to go out and buy a coat. >> because it will never get cold again. >> except today, when it's 28 degrees. we'll see how after christmas does. internet also, it doesn't appear as online sales are up as p as anticipated. and perhaps they made up for the loss of the brick and mortar. >> you were pointing out before the show, luxury was not immune to this. you would think it would be more in tune to the consequences a cliff. >> you can take a look at the mid-atlantic and northeast regions, those regions account for 24% of national retail sales. within luxury, a big portion of that 20% is in the heast region. and so when you have that sort of double whammy, sandy, newtown shootings, fiscal cliff, all these things can combine to depress shoppers' appetite to spend at this point. >> we'll talk a lot more over the next couple of hours where the discounts really came. there's a lot of talk about walmart and gap, and macy's and target. and then what that's going to meet as they try to clear out all this inventory, real
CNN
Dec 27, 2012 4:00am PST
by people that obviously in my humble opinion don't have a clue what they're doing. >> american airlines said operating safely was their focus but after five hours on the tarmac, i probably would have gotten up and started cheering when that pilot said that. good for him. >> i think it makes all the difference in the world when the crew and the pilot feel like they're on your side and stuck in the same thing. >> there's no excuse for five hours on the tarmac. i get the weather, i get it. >> it's ridiculous. great to see you, as always. >>> coming up ahead on "starting point" the senate is back to work in washington today to figure out an 11th-hour deal on the fiscal cliff, but what about the house, which punted on boehner's plan b. house congressman steve latourette, by the way someone who has repudiated grover norquist's pledge joins us next. >>> and mark zuckerberg's sister confused about facebook's privacy settings. we'll have the details of that ahead. people really love snapshot from progressive, but don't just listen to me. listen to these happy progressive customers. i plugged in
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 7:00am EST
account. given money away like in new york and new jersey. $60 billion or $80 billion. don't they have insurance of the up there? host: thank you for the call. is this from bill king. this is bob, good morning. caller: happy new year. host: to you, too. caller: all the republican party has to do is to allow for what the voters voted on by putting obama back in office, which was the mandate that people earning above $250,000 pay 4.5%.eer lousy that is not a hair off their chinny-chin-chin. everybody is looking to fight against the tax increase for the wealthiest people. they take a ski vacation in france and a cost $20,000. they spend money like it is garbage. cheerleading for tax breaks for people who do not need it. they have admitted they do not need it. the republicans and the democrats are not facing the key issue with our budget, which is medical cost. it is insanity we do not hear enough and i wish c-span would have more programs dealing with all of the options that could lessen the burden on the government and the taxpayer for the medical costs. i believe that in medicare buy- i
FOX Business
Dec 26, 2012 1:00pm EST
of this cme. jeff: we have a number of factors running today. i don't think any of them have to do with the fiscal cliff. you can see for your self the volume. there is tumbleweeds going through the pits. i will show you reasons why oil is off today. they all have to do with the middle east. suspended production with baghdad over prices. iran, to prices of military exercises. military exercises starting there today. that makes the oil market very jittery. you can see a little thin here. everything from wti to brent to gasoline futures to heating oil futures. we have a lot of cold weather coming in. a much more need for heating oil and the like. i didn't hear in that ad room. trading volume is light. tracy: so cool. jeff flock, thank you for doing that for us. [talking over each other] lori: as we do every 15 minutes, we chuckled the markets. nicole petallides on the floor of the new york stock exchange. nicole: a lot of down arrows. zynga is really bucking the trend. it is up 3.25%. it is of about three pennies. we are hearing potential for gaming in the uk. let's break it down. th
CSPAN
Dec 27, 2012 1:00am EST
crisis, i don't mean there is no debt. the debt is a huge problem just like a cancer patient has a problem with pain. but it isn't healthy to be -- but it is analytically unhelpful to be thinking in terms of the debt crisis. we might as well refer to the crisis we are going through as the savings crisis, a crisis caused by too much savings. you have never heard anyone from bloomberg refer to it as a crisis of a glut of money with nowhere to go, but it is, just as much as it is a crisis of debt. let's begin at the beginning. let's talk about debt. reading the mainstream outlets, newspapers, or listening to the idiotic stations like fox, hyou would think that it is possible to have capitalism without debt. recall of feudalism. -- well, it isn't. once, it was possible to have an economy with debt that is marginal. recall feudalism. what was the process that led to the accumulation of wealth? it began with production. peasants work on the land. they produce wheat, corn, so production came first. then came distribution. that would come in and take a large part of that mountain of corn
CNBC
Dec 28, 2012 9:00am EST
the speaker can't tell what they're going to do. >> i don't want taxes to go up. republicans don't want taxes to go up. but we only run the house. democrats continue to run washington. >> call me a hopeless optimist, but i actually still think we can get it done. >> eamon javers live in washington. eamon, fascinating to look at that tape in retrospect. >> i think a lot of people in washington think the make-or-break deal making sessions have already happened here. and one republican senator i talked to this morning said there are very low expectations now for this meeting at the white house today. and boy, how times have changed, carl. just watching that tape that you just ran. one of the things that i'll be watching for when i'm standing on the white house north lawn this afternoon is whether or not these four congressional leaders come out as they did back in november and talk to the press after the meeting. we've had a lot of meetings at the white house where people have left very quickly, gotten into a suv and driven off the complex without talking to reporters. if they come out to those
FOX News
Dec 27, 2012 3:00am PST
am. this is way above our heads. by people who obviously in my humble opinion don't have a clue what they're doing. >> and you >> hearing them say. i am frustrated. get me more peanuts. >> i was posed to fly down to miami and i went on a cruise and i knew there was horrible and i rebooked my flight. i am so freaked out about getting stuck on a tarmac. >> clayton: what about the passenger bill of rights. >> i thought. >> best case scenario. if you are dealing with weather like this. people get frantic . main thing they are think being is safety. if you are stuck on the tarmac you are safe and not in the air. >> you are not safe around me. i >> clayton: don't worry about them they are on the tarmac. if you were stuck in a airplane accepted them to us. >> next on the run down . he escaped an iranian death sentence before . now the christian pastor is back behind bars and thrown in jail on christmas day. thisthis is public information, but you know,. >> clayton: touchy here. >> you have to file a request and all of this stuff . that should be private. ♪ ♪ meet the 5-passenger ford c-
CNN
Dec 26, 2012 9:00am PST
>>> i'm don lemon. thank you for watching. "newsroom with suzanne malveaux" starts right now. >>> welcome to cnn newsroom. i'm suzanne malveaux. here's what's going on right now. the news today is the weather, of course. p if you're in the eastern half of the country chances are good the weather is intense outside. we have heavy snow stopping highway and air traffic across the midwest. it's moving toward new england. down south tornadoes ripped across the gulf coast in the past few hours, and could be more today. >> look at them. that's like two tornadoes. it's two funnels on the ground. oh, lord. look there. wow. >> wow is right. this is how people in mobile, alabama spent much of christmas day. they were hunkered down and watching at least one tornado rip up trees, whip around power lines and just in this one spot from east texas to the gulf coast of alabama you have weather officials counting 28 tornadoes that hit ground on christmas day. now, in southern alabama right now more than 200,000 homes are without power. we are live from mobile in just a minute with the full pic
CNN
Dec 26, 2012 1:00pm PST
of representatives said, and i have it here somewhere, i don't want to be critical of john, meaning john boehner, but if you don't ever bring something to the floor without the votes. so this is what happened last thursday night where he brought this bill to the floor, his plan b, and it went nowhere. was that a major miscalculation for him? >> it was. look, denny was the speakner nea different time. he could hand out projects to districts of wavering members. and he had a very tough leadership team that went out and got the votes. boehner is not a strong leader. he doesn't have the pork and the earmarks anymore since they've been banned. and a lot of the incoming -- or the folks that came in in 2010, the tea party folks, they look at the tom delay are era and say -- >> they're both long time qulil wat capitol hill watchers, and we have to ask you are you seeing any sway now in following boehner? is he losing support? >> obviously the fact that he thought that he would be able to bring the bill last week to the floor to raise taxes on everybody making a million dollars or more and then had to pu
FOX Business
Dec 28, 2012 11:00am EST
, and in the end, it required a lot of compromise and a lot of working together. those elements don't exist much today, and i hope somehow through all of this, whatever happens now in the next couple days, i hope somehow there's an understanding that you can't go on like this. it doesn't serve the country's interest to continue this kind of gridlock. we have to make decisions about the future. dagen: well, what will change it, though? what will change it? >> well, you know, what is happening at the moment is reenforcing in everybody's mind in this country that things are not working here. i hope everybody, republicans and democrats, the president, the congress understand we've got to show people we can work together. we can make compromises. you know, we have some new people in congress who made a promise back home, we won't compromise on anything, but stand by the principles and never compromise. unfortunately, things can't work that way. you must compromise. dagen: senator, great to see you, thank you so much. >> thank you very much. good to be with you. dagen: avoiding the cold in your home s
CNN
Dec 26, 2012 11:00am PST
and the house because politically they don't think there is any reason for congress to take votes that are just going to fail. also, they that i it will be bad for the markets, even worse for the markets to have failed votes and then go off the fiscal cliff. >> so the idea that john boehner is even having this conference call, discussing the possibility of bringing the house back into order, is that an indication that he's optimistic that there will be something that he could get a few minority, even of his party to support? >> reporter: i, you know, i like the idea of being optimistic, especially in this holiday season, but i think that probably not. i think this is really more of a housekeeping question because they have to tell their members something and the question is when they r thare they going to. you know, stranger things have happened. the other thing i'm told, when you're talking about timing here, is that the senate democrats really -- the people who run it, that they have seen this movie before, so to speak, and they know that the pressure really is only on at the 11th hour. i kno
CSPAN
Dec 31, 2012 12:00pm EST
of israel and the people of lebanon. we've got to be very careful here that we don't create a situation that is the opposite of what we are trying to achieve. and if this resolution passes, and unfortunately i am not going to be able to support it, if it passes we have to do something to strengthen the lebanese army because if the lebanese army is not strong enough then you have a situation where the very thing we are opposing here could come to pass and with great force. so i would just urge your consideration of that and i thank you very much for giving me an opportunity to put this forward. and i thank, again, my colleagues for their constant support of israel. thank you. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the balance of his time. the gentleman from new york reserves. the gentlewoman from florida is recognized. ms. ros-lehtinen: i am going to continue to reserve. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman from florida continues to reserve. the gentleman from new york. mr. engel: i yield three minutes to the gentleman from florida, mr. deutch. the speaker pro tempore: th
ABC
Dec 27, 2012 5:00am PST
homes and ann leak. repairs have been made and so far, so good. >> it is looking fine as long as we don't get any moreñv.iiq#6 precipitation. we assessing damage. >> residents say flooding happens all the time, city officials are aware and hope a public works project scheduled for the spring will fix things once and for all. >>> before we get to that project, we still have storms left to deal with, including one heading our way tomorrow, right mike? >>> [ inaudible ] good morning. let's look at cloud cover, live doppler 7 hd just picking up dry air right now. let's talk about the rainfall, 101% in livermore, 141% in san jose, san francisco 144, oakland 145, santa rosa 168% of average we are all running a surplus. mostly cloudy, that's what we have this morning. 40s, more sun through theee, afternoon, low to mid 50s, a lot of -- cooler you may need a heavier coat, low to mid 40s. light rain tomorrow,1,@Ñ sprinks in the morning, light rain afternoon and evening. a few showers lingering around saturday and dry for sure and sunny and a little warmer sunday. expecting we'll be following
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 5:00am PST
was happening. >> something similar to gunshots. we don't know if it was gunshots but it sounded like shots. >> reporter: police now say they have ruled out any gunfire. they believe the sounds of large signs falling over may have led people to report shots fired. >> you start thinking the worst thing acan possibly happen like i just imagine someone with a gun or someone coming into the store and threatening us. >> we hid behind the counter at macy's and then i was finally like we need to get out of here. i'm not about to get shot. >> i called my mom to talk to her in case. >> reporter: even after it was all over and the mall reopened it was hard for many to catch their breath. >> you never know what can happen at any time. >> mall security says four people involved in the fight were arrested. >>> surveillance cameras captured how powerful the christmas day tornado in mobile, alabama was. this was the scene outside a local walgreens. you can see sparks flying from power lines an transformers as that twister moves through and then cars are literally tossed around like they're nothing. people
FOX News
Dec 27, 2012 2:00am PST
probable cause they don't need they send a request saying we are conducting a little investigation give up the information and as a result of that these third party providers have to hand it over. it was thought there would be a provision if up want these i mails get a warrant. back in 88 nowadays we had twitter we have facebook social media has evolved. he was in diapers at the time these old bills passed. >> he was about 4 years old at the time. two years old if we are talking the 1986 law. the way we use information has vastly changed you would think lawmakers would update and approve the bill. the measure they have in it that does not require warrants to be issued for e-mails over 6 months old. >> it is still there. >> it is still there. it is problematic. it is a major consumer issue as you can image the american civil liberties union is saying protect these people. we didn't abandon the e-mails because they are 6 months old. >> we have republican bob good lad. he says the bill deserves careful protection for consumer's privacy while modernizing the laws to empower consumers to do mor
NBC
Dec 27, 2012 5:00am EST
leaves hawaii for washington, tension on capitol hill is on high. >> i don't see how you could handle a large plant involving tax reform in a matter of days. >> serious doubt is setting in. even starbucks is getting involved. john boehner said he is sitting this round out. >> i think that john boehner is being controlled unfortunately by the right wing pickwick that leaves it up to harry reid and the rest of the senate to find a solution. the plan would avoid tax increases and would eliminate some big spending cuts and restore unemployment benefits. >> you are likely to see a two- step process. >> without a deal, bush era tax cuts will expire on january 1. congress set up the deadline hoping it would force a compromise. so far that has a compromise in. also flyback will be brian schatz. he will be replacing daniel inouye and will likely be sworn in later today. danielle leigh, wbal-tv 11 news. >> with the new year comes new state laws. >> kim dacey has more on what to expect. >> on tuesday, a dozen new state laws will go into effect. some were highly discuss. one allows gay couples to
CSPAN
Dec 26, 2012 8:00pm EST
. so there is a similarity with what is happening in europe and what could happen here if we don't get our house in order. >> you talked about a single- minded focus, yet you are leaving with jobs undone. how do you feel about leaving at this particular point in time? >> we still have several weeks. we have laid out the plans and all these efforts i have been part of and other efforts as well. i still have some optimism that we will get this job done. one of the reasons i did not run again is the really wanted to focus these last two years. i knew if i was running, i would not be able to be in the hundreds of hours of negotiations i have been in. i believe many of the ideas we have generated will be part of any solution, whether it comes before the end of this year or early next year. i believe the work product we have produced will be part of the solution. >> you talked about no longer missing a 80% of family birthdays. what will you be doing then? >> i will be doing some speaking and doing some teaching. i have people starting to talk to me about other opportunities. i can assure you
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